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E-911 Non-Compliance Is a Workplace Safety Hazard

One of the Most Common (and Unknown) Workplace Safety Hazards: E911 Non-Compliance You take steps to protect against workplace safety hazards, such as by using a keycard entry system, security cameras and monitoring your network activity to spot cyberthreats. However, one of the most common yet unknown workplace safety hazards is E-911 (Enhanced 911) non-compliance. From workplace violence to injuries to fires, the need to call 911 at your place of business can arise at a moment’s notice, yet not every phone system makes it easy to do so. For example, if your phone system requires a prefix before dialing outside your office, then someone in an emergency, especially someone panicking or who’s unfamiliar with your phone system, might struggle …

911 Compliance by Covene

Are You Ready for Next Gen 911 Compliance? If your business operates its own phone system, you are subject to new laws affecting 911 calls. Kari’s Law took effect in 2020, and additional compliance will be expanded in 2021 & 2022 with Ray Baum’s Act. Learn more about compliance with our 911 Fact Sheet and 911 Cost Calculator on this page to determine what your costs will be for compliance with new laws affecting 911 calls in the United States. Read the 911 Fact Sheet Four rules to remember! You must provide direct access to dial 911 without a prefix You must send notifications of 911 calls to on-premise contacts You must define geospatial location information for locations within your …

OUCH! Ready for a $10,000 fine?

March 23, 2020 Yep, you heard it correctly.  If you’re not in compliance with Kari’s Law, you could get hit with a $10k fine.  Through July 31, 2020, we are offering our E-911 assessment, Kari’s Law compliance, and compliance certification package for a one-time fixed fee. Go to sleep at night knowing you are in compliance with Kari’s Law, have a strategy to achieve compliance with Ray Baum’s Act, and have saved yourself from a $10,000 fine.  Why not leave it to the experts and take the weight off your IT department’s shoulders?  They probably have enough going on already, especially with the work from home push due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease). The Covene E911 Compliance Package Includes:  To put …

Automate E911 with One Simple Integration

March 20, 2020 Cisco Emergency Responder+RedSky E911 Manager=Compliance & Simplicity Why does this affect you? Severe penalties apply for non-compliance. $10,000 plus $500 per day can quickly add up; more on this later. And in case you missed it, Cisco Emergency Responder (CER) is free. This product was previously priced as a separate item but is now included in Cisco Flex Plans. All businesses must comply with the Kari’s Law which is in effect now and is applicable to ALL businesses. Further, the Ray Baum Act has implications for 911 service and applies to businesses on different dates based on size but will apply to everyone on Jan 6, 2021. Find out more about these laws and the CER free …

Wait… Cisco Emergency Responder is Free?

March 20, 2020 Get Cisco Emergency Responder for free, and ensure compliance with Federal Law!  If you have an MLTS (multi-line telephone system) then you are required by Federal Law to be in compliance with Kari’s Law today, and be in compliance with Ray Baum’s Act by January 6, 2021. This means that in addition to being able to dial 9-1-1 directly from every phone, we are also required to provide the “Dispatchable Location” to the PSAP (Public Safety Answering Point). The dispatchable location must be very granular and provide detail including the street address of the calling party, and additional information such as room number, floor number, or similar information necessary to adequately identify the location of the calling …